The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Python skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Python over the 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Python
North West / Cheshire
Rank 77 73 115
Rank change year-on-year -4 +42  
Permanent jobs citing Python 16 34 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.52% 2.61% 0.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.56% 5.27% 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 11 29 8
Median salary £50,000 £30,223 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +65.43% -24.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,000 £22,900
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £42,800 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Python is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 625 645 858
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 59.47% 49.46% 48.86%
Number of salaries quoted 543 558 693
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.89% -3.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing Python as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for Python in Cheshire

Python
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Python in Cheshire.

Salary trend for Python in Cheshire

Python
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Python in Cheshire over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Python in Cheshire

Python
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 22 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester -3 6 £29,000 +5.45% 4
Warrington +6 2 £71,250 +135.75% 1
Knutsford +2 1 £48,000 - 1
Crewe -8 1 £55,000 -4.34%
Macclesfield - 1 £35,000 -
Python
North West

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, IT jobs citing Python also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Python.

1 19 (38.78%) Linux
2 16 (32.65%) Perl
3 15 (30.61%) SQL
3 15 (30.61%) Finance
3 15 (30.61%) Computer Science
4 13 (26.53%) Amazon AWS
5 12 (24.49%) Degree
5 12 (24.49%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (24.49%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (24.49%) Clustering
5 12 (24.49%) Java
5 12 (24.49%) Apache
6 11 (22.45%) Nagios
6 11 (22.45%) JIRA
6 11 (22.45%) Bash Shell
6 11 (22.45%) Puppet
7 10 (20.41%) R
7 10 (20.41%) MS Excel
7 10 (20.41%) Oracle
8 9 (18.37%) Red Hat
8 9 (18.37%) HTTP
8 9 (18.37%) Microsoft
8 9 (18.37%) Statistics
8 9 (18.37%) OpenShift
8 9 (18.37%) Ansible
8 9 (18.37%) Docker
9 8 (16.33%) CFEngine
9 8 (16.33%) OpenStack
9 8 (16.33%) PowerHA
9 8 (16.33%) PowerShell

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (24.49%) Apache
2 8 (16.33%) OpenStack
3 7 (14.29%) IIS
4 5 (10.20%) nginx
4 5 (10.20%) SAS
5 2 (4.08%) Confluence
6 1 (2.04%) Apache Pig
6 1 (2.04%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 10 (20.41%) MS Excel
2 7 (14.29%) MS Office
3 6 (12.24%) SPSS
4 4 (8.16%) Stata
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) FastStats
1 1 (2.04%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 13 (26.53%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (18.37%) OpenShift
3 2 (4.08%) PaaS
4 1 (2.04%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.04%) Google Analytics
4 1 (2.04%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (2.04%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.37%) HTTP
2 8 (16.33%) SAN
3 7 (14.29%) Intranet
4 5 (10.20%) DNS
5 2 (4.08%) Internet
5 2 (4.08%) SSL
5 2 (4.08%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.04%) AMQP
6 1 (2.04%) BGP
6 1 (2.04%) DWDM
6 1 (2.04%) LAN
6 1 (2.04%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.29%) MongoDB
2 4 (8.16%) Big Data
2 4 (8.16%) MySQL
2 4 (8.16%) QlikView
3 2 (4.08%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.08%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (2.04%) Apache Hive
4 1 (2.04%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.04%) HBase
4 1 (2.04%) Impala
4 1 (2.04%) MariaDB
4 1 (2.04%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.04%) Power BI
4 1 (2.04%) Qlik Sense
4 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 11 (22.45%) JIRA
2 2 (4.08%) Eclipse
2 2 (4.08%) JUnit
3 1 (2.04%) MSI
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (2.04%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 15 (30.61%) Finance
2 8 (16.33%) Banking
3 6 (12.24%) Corporate Banking
3 6 (12.24%) Financial Institution
4 5 (10.20%) Marketing
5 3 (6.12%) Games
6 2 (4.08%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (2.04%) Investment Banking
7 1 (2.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (18.37%) Developer
2 7 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
3 5 (10.20%) Administrator
3 5 (10.20%) Analyst
3 5 (10.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (10.20%) Python Developer
3 5 (10.20%) Unix Engineer
4 4 (8.16%) Linux Administrator
4 4 (8.16%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (8.16%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (6.12%) Architect
5 3 (6.12%) Data Scientist
5 3 (6.12%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 3 (6.12%) Senior Systems Analyst
5 3 (6.12%) Software Architect
5 3 (6.12%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Automation Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Mid-Level Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.29%) HTML
2 6 (12.24%) Django
3 4 (8.16%) AngularJS
4 3 (6.12%) .NET
4 3 (6.12%) REST
4 3 (6.12%) Web Services
5 2 (4.08%) Flash
5 2 (4.08%) Hibernate
5 2 (4.08%) jQuery
5 2 (4.08%) JSON
5 2 (4.08%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (4.08%) RESTful
5 2 (4.08%) Servlets
5 2 (4.08%) SOAP
5 2 (4.08%) Spring
5 2 (4.08%) WSGI
6 1 (2.04%) Cocoa Touch
6 1 (2.04%) Core Data
6 1 (2.04%) Kafka
6 1 (2.04%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 15 (30.61%) Computer Science
2 12 (24.49%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (24.49%) Clustering
3 1 (2.04%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.04%) Animation
3 1 (2.04%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.04%) FMCG
3 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.04%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 19 (38.78%) Linux
2 8 (16.33%) CentOS
2 8 (16.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 8 (16.33%) Unix
3 5 (10.20%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
3 5 (10.20%) Windows
4 3 (6.12%) Debian
4 3 (6.12%) Ubuntu
5 2 (4.08%) AIX
5 2 (4.08%) Solaris
6 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (18.37%) Statistics
2 7 (14.29%) Analytics
2 7 (14.29%) Machine Learning
2 7 (14.29%) Mathematics
2 7 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
3 6 (12.24%) Configuration Management
3 6 (12.24%) DevOps
3 6 (12.24%) Risk Management
4 5 (10.20%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (10.20%) Statistical Analysis
4 5 (10.20%) Validation
5 4 (8.16%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (8.16%) Bayesian Methods
5 4 (8.16%) Economics
5 4 (8.16%) Hidden Markov Model
5 4 (8.16%) Neural Network
5 4 (8.16%) Software Engineering
5 4 (8.16%) Statistical Modelling
5 4 (8.16%) Structural Equation Modelling
5 4 (8.16%) Time Series Forecasting
Programming Languages
1 16 (32.65%) Perl
2 15 (30.61%) SQL
3 12 (24.49%) Java
4 11 (22.45%) Bash Shell
5 10 (20.41%) R
6 8 (16.33%) C
6 8 (16.33%) PowerShell
6 8 (16.33%) Ruby
6 8 (16.33%) VBA
7 7 (14.29%) JavaScript
7 7 (14.29%) PHP
8 5 (10.20%) MATLAB
9 4 (8.16%) PL/SQL
10 2 (4.08%) C#
11 1 (2.04%) Apple Swift
11 1 (2.04%) C++
11 1 (2.04%) Objective-C
11 1 (2.04%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (24.49%) Degree
2 3 (6.12%) PhD
3 2 (4.08%) RHCE
3 2 (4.08%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.16%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (18.37%) Docker
2 8 (16.33%) PowerHA
3 7 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (14.29%) VMware Workstation
4 3 (6.12%) Postfix
4 3 (6.12%) qmail
5 1 (2.04%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 12 (24.49%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (22.45%) Nagios
2 11 (22.45%) Puppet
3 9 (18.37%) Ansible
4 8 (16.33%) CFEngine
5 3 (6.12%) Salt
6 1 (2.04%) Galera Cluster
6 1 (2.04%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 10 (20.41%) Oracle
2 9 (18.37%) Microsoft
2 9 (18.37%) Red Hat
3 8 (16.33%) Cisco
3 8 (16.33%) Veritas
4 7 (14.29%) VMware
5 4 (8.16%) Tableau
6 3 (6.12%) Yahoo!
7 1 (2.04%) CA Agile Central
7 1 (2.04%) Cloudera
7 1 (2.04%) Google
7 1 (2.04%) Juniper
7 1 (2.04%) Minitab
7 1 (2.04%) Sage
7 1 (2.04%) Sybase
7 1 (2.04%) Talend
7 1 (2.04%) Teradata
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